Monthly Musings: January at the Farm

Monthly Musings: January at the Farm

Oh January..     January at the farm is a month of rest before we start preparing for lambing and kidding, when all animals linger around their barns and shelters and everyone stays put where they are supposed to be. It is curious how the months that are...
Monthly Musings: December at the Farm

Monthly Musings: December at the Farm

December 2020..   Christmas just passed. Our most thoughtful 80-something year old neighbors gave our oldest boy a telescope. A gift so appropriate and well chosen for our star struck little boy, as well as so meaningful; a tool to help us see the light that...
Monthly Musings: Fall At The Farm

Monthly Musings: Fall At The Farm

There is no time a year that is more generous, abundant and overwhelming than the fall. The garden explodes (and thus does our kitchen), the sheep and goat get eager to eat all they can before winter (naturally, so do I) and nature slows down and seems to long for a...
Monthly Musings: August At The Farm

Monthly Musings: August At The Farm

August is the time of year in which it can feel like things aren’t lining up. We’re still in the midst of hot and sweaty, moving animals daily, getting buried in vegetables and fruits from the garden and orchard, managing grass, milking twice a day and all that hot...
Monthly Musings: July At The Farm

Monthly Musings: July At The Farm

Musings on the birth of a calf, castrations gone wrong, feeding our future and ice cream, a lot of ice cream.   July started hot and sweet. We decided there was one puzzle piece missing in our lives still, and that piece had the shape of a sweet jersey family...